Manager Public Relations Job Careers – National Drug Authority

Job Title:       Manager Public Relations
National Drug Authority (NDA) 
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Secretary to the Authority
Direct reports: Public Relations Officer
Salary scale:
About US:
The National Drug
Authority is a government-owned organisation in Uganda, mandated to regulate
drugs in the country, including their manufacture, importation, distribution,
and licensing
Job Summary:  To continuously enhance and protect the image
of National Drug Authority (NDA) with an unwavering focus on building and
maintaining NDA’s reputation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Manage the Public Relations Unit by
formulating short and long term Public relations and Communication strategies
and supervise implementation of such plans.
·       Increase public awareness of NDA’s vision and
strategies, value propositions and develop NDA’s corporate image and identity.
·       Identify main client groups and audiences and
determine the best way to reach them.
·       Monitor, track and advise on all NDA /
medicines regulatory news related articles and releases.
·       Grow and manage NDA’s social media content.
·       Monitor stakeholder dialogue and feedback,
synthesize and make recommendations for action
·       Establish and maintain relationships with key
media outlets.
·       Coordinate the management of crisis
communications related to NDA’s regulatory mandate.
·       Develop, review and implement communication
and public relations policy, guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures
·       Prepare periodic reports outlining the
performance of the unit.
·       Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks
or activities as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in any of the following: Mass Communication, Journalism, Public
Relations, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, and a Masters in either Public Relations,
Mass Communication, MBA, Public Health, and Marketing.
·       At least eight (8) years working experience,
five (5) of which should have been as a Public Relations / Communications
manager in a reputable organization.
·       Excellent written and oral communication
·       Flexible and able to respond effectively to
unforeseen workplace circumstances.
·       High maturity of character with high levels
of confidentiality
·       Knowledge and experience using Microsoft
Computer applications
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates Please submit a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications
together with your Curriculum Vitae (CV)
The Secretary to the
Authority, National Drug Authority,
Plot 19, Rumee
Towers, Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 23096
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 9th July 2020 at 17:00pm
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